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Memetic1 t1_j9z8cfp wrote

Thousands you say. Was this in Berlin Wisconsin by chance? If this was in Germany then this is kind of clumsy to put on a news sub for American domestic news. It feels just desperate.


PolecatXOXO t1_j9zaafs wrote

From what I saw of the actual footage of the event, the vast majority of that 10,000 (if that number is even accurate) were counter-protestors, probably around 80-90%. Article is misleading bullshit.

Weasel wording in the article. Yes, that protest drew a large amount of people...but most were there to support Ukraine.


Neo2199 OP t1_j9zdka1 wrote

You’re confusing two events that took place in Berlin on Friday and today.

There was a big rally on Friday in Berlin in support of Ukraine, the next day, there was this protest by a different group.

Just because we don’t agree with the protest, doesn’t mean that we need to make up stuff to downplay it.

The protest took place in Berlin, the capital of Germany, not a small town in Saxony. It has been reported by major news agencies like Reuters & the German news broadcaster Deutsche Welle. The German police also reported on the number of the protesters.


> Police in Berlin said on Saturday afternoon that roughly 13,000 people had attended an event in central Berlin organized by a controversial socialist politician, Sahra Wagenknecht, and a prominent writer and feminist, Alice Schwarzer.

> The Rebellion for Peace rally organizers have received fierce criticism from many politicians, including Chancellor Olaf Scholz, who say the demonstration could weaken public support for Ukraine's fightback against Russia.

> Organizers had reckoned with a likely turnout in the region of 10,000 but police estimates exceeded these figures despite freezing temperatures and sleet. ..

> Saturday's rally follows a protest in solidarity with Ukraine, attended by some 10,000 people in Berlin on Friday night — the one-year anniversary of Russia's invasion.


AffenMitWaffen2 t1_j9z90l0 wrote

Read the sub description...